Kier
Kier Kier, n. [Icel. ker a tub.] (Bleaching) A large tub or vat in which goods are subjected to the action of hot lye or bleaching liquor; -- also called {keeve}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Kier — steht für: Kirchweih im Jossgrund und in Marjoß im Spessart Kier ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Herfrid Kier (* 1935), österreichischer Musikhistoriker Hiltrud Kier (* 1937), österreichische Kunsthistorikerin Udo Kier (* 1944 als Udo… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kier — I {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mż I, Mc. kierze; lm D. kierów || kier {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} karta do gry w kolorze oznaczonym czerwonym serduszkiem : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Poker z kierów. Zawistować w kiery. Singel w kierach. <fr.> {{/stl 10}}{{stl… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • kier — [kir] n. [prob. < ON ker, tub, akin to MLowG kar, Goth kas, tub, keg] a large vat to hold cloth for bleaching, boiling, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Kier — See also Keir (disambiguation) Kier is a first and surname of several people and is also used in other contexts.First name* Kier Byrnes punk country musician * Keir Hardie Scottish socialisturname* Christopher Kier an encaustic painter * Udo Kier …   Wikipedia

  • kier — bok·ma·kier·ie; kier; kier·ing; kier·man; kier·ke·gaard·ian; peru·kier; …   English syllables

  • kier — 1. n ndm «jeden z czterech kolorów w kartach oznaczany czerwonymi serduszkami» Dama, as kier. Przebić asem kier. 2. m IV, D. a, Ms. kierze; lm M. y, D. ów a. kier «karta tego koloru» Mieć pięć kierów a. kier. Wyjść w kiery. ‹z fr.› …   Słownik języka polskiego

  • Kier — This is a famous Scottish clan surname, with two possible origins. Now recorded almost equally in the spelling of Keir and Kier, the original spelling as can be seen in the first recording as show below, was Ker and subsequently Kar, Keire, and… …   Surnames reference

  • kier — /kear/, n. a large vat in which fibers, yarns, or fabrics are boiled, bleached, or dyed. Also, keir. [1565 75; < ON ker vessel, vat] * * * …   Universalium

  • Kier — Kärms (thüringisch); Kerms (thüringisch); Kermst (thüringisch); Kerwa (fränkisch); Kirb (westdeutsch); Kirmse (thüringisch); Kerm …   Universal-Lexikon

  • kier — /kɪə/ (say kear) noun 1. a large boiler or vat used in bleaching, etc. –verb (t) 2. to remove impurities from a fabric by boiling in such a vessel. Also, keir. {probably from Old Norse ker tub} …   Australian English dictionary

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